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USBC EDNY Pro Bono Initiative Part 2: Training Session

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - Thursday, September 30, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST
Virtual Event | Details to Follow Upon Registration
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 05:00 to 06:00
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USBC EDNY Pro Bono Initiative: Part 2 - Training Session | 1.0 CLE Available - Skills
hosted in collaboration with Nassau Suffolk Law Services and the Consumer Bankruptcy Project
   

This is Part 2 of the complimentary virtual recruitment program for attorneys interested in participating in the new USBC EDNY Pro Bono panel primarily focused on serving Long Island. Attorneys selected to be on the panel will have the opportunity to provide assistance on a pro bono basis in various bankruptcy matters before the USBC EDNY (Brooklyn and Central Islip, with a focus on Central Islip), including chapter 13 cases, adversary proceedings, and loss mitigation.

This Part 2 Training Session for CLE credit includes approximately 1 hour of training in Skills, including: the timeline of a potential pro bono assignment, including sample engagement letters and conflict check assistance; cultural competency tools and resources; and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy overview with additional resources for future use by attorneys.



Meet our Distinguished Panelists 
  

Hon. Elizabeth Stong, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, USBC EDNY
Elise Kanter, Pro Se Law Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, EDNY
William Kransdorf, Director, NYC Bankruptcy Assistance Project (NYC BAP) Legal Services NYC
Ramona Morel, Project Director, Consumer Bankruptcy Project
Hanin Shadood, Staff Attorney, Office of the Standing Chapter 13 Trustee, Marianne DeRosa

Moderated by
 

Elizabeth Aboulafia, Partner, Cullen and Dykman LLP
Sheryl Giugliano, Partner, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.

Price
This event is complimentary for members and non-members.


Event Cancellation Policy: 

You may cancel your virtual program registration at any time.

For more information, contact:

Sarah Kuhns
LI Chapter Executive
203-489-0381

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